Civale (4-6) allowed eight runs on 10 hits and struck out four over four innings in a loss to the Pirates on Saturday.
Civale was expected to be on a pitch count Saturday, and he threw 52-of-82 pitches for strikes. He wasn't very effective, as three of the 10 hits he allowed left the yard. Civale ends the regular season with a 4.74 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 69 strikeouts across 74 innings and 12 starts. He's expected to work out of the bullpen during the Wild Card round.
Civale will be on a pitch count for his final start of the season Saturday against Pittsburgh, Joe Noga of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
Exactly how long Cleveland will allow Civale to pitch is not yet clear. He owns a solid 3.99 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP in 11 starts this season but isn't expected to start any games in the Wild Card round, so the team will cut his outing short to prepare him to pitch in relief as soon as Tuesday.
Civale took a no-decision during Wednesday's loss to the Cubs, surrendering two runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out three across six innings.
The right-hander has proven his arm to be a reliable one, making it through the sixth inning for the 10th time in as many starts this season. Civale limited the damage to RBI singles in the second and fourth innings. Otherwise, he turned in his seventh quality start of the year, leaving the game with the score knotted at 2-2 The 25-year-old will take a 3.80 ERA and 1.20 WHIP into a Monday showdown against the White Sox.
Civale (3-5) allowed four earned runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out seven across six innings to take the loss Thursday against the Royals.
Civale allowed four consecutive hitters to reach base in the third inning, accounting for three of his four earned runs. He was solid otherwise, racking up 15 of his 18 outs via either groundout or strikeout. Civale has cooled a bit since his strong start to the season, allowing 14 earned runs across his last 24 frames -- a span of four starts. Despite this rocky stretch, he's maintained a 3.88 ERA with a 56:10 K:BB across 58 innings. Civale will look to get back in the win column in his next outing, currently projected to come Wednesday at Chicago.
Civale allowed two earned runs on five hits and three walks while striking out six across six innings Saturday against the Brewers. He did not factor into the decision.
Civale began the game with three clean innings but allowed two runs across his final three frames. Still, he managed to turn in a quality start after being roughed up for five earned runs in his prior outing. Across 52 innings this season, Civale has maintained a 3.63 ERA with a 49:9 K:BB. He's projected to draw his next start Thursday against the Royals.
Civale (3-4) allowed five earned runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out three across six innings to take the loss Sunday against the Cardinals.
Civale got through the first inning without incident but took the majority of his damage in the second frame. He surrendered two hits and a walk to load the bases, and he ultimately allowed four earned runs before being able to retire the side. This was only Civale's second start in which he's been charged with three or more runs, and he maintains a 3.72 ERA with a 43:6 K:BB across 46 innings through seven outings. He'll look to bounce back in his next turn through the rotation, currently projected to come Saturday against Milwaukee.
Civale (3-3) allowed three runs on seven hits and a walk over six innings Monday, striking out eight and taking the loss against Minnesota.
Civale was cursed by the long ball Monday with all three runs coming from homers by Nelson Cruz and Miguel Sano. He had allowed just three home runs in 34 innings before Monday so it was a bit uncharacteristic, but he does own an outstanding 40:4 K:BB for the season. Civale will carry a 3.15 ERA into Sunday's start in St. Louis.
Civale (3-2) allowed one earned run on five hits and no walks while striking out six across nine innings to earn the win Wednesday against the Pirates.
Civale carried a shutout into the ninth inning, but allowed a leadoff double which resulted in the only run against him. He was dominant otherwise, recording 21 called strikes and 15 swinging strikes across 109 total pitches. Not only does Civale now have a 2.91 ERA across 34 innings this season, but he's worked at least six innings in all five of his starts. He'll look to continue his breakout campaign in his next outing, currently projected to to come Monday against Minnesota.
Civale (2-2) picked up the win Friday against the Tigers, allowing four runs on eight hits and one walk while striking out three in six innings.
Civale gave up a leadoff triple to Jeimer Candelario in the second inning and would allow him to score on a sacrifice fly hit by the very next batter. He then gave up a monstrous 426-foot two-run homer to Niko Goodrum the following inning to surrender an early 2-0 Cleveland lead. The 25-year-old eventually settled down before allowing one more run in the sixth. Despite getting the win, Civale's four runs given up and three punchouts were his worst single-game marks so far this season. He has a favorable road matchup against the Pirates on Wednesday and should be in good position to record his fourth quality start in five tries.
Civale (1-2) took the loss Friday versus the White Sox, allowing one run on five hits and a walk while striking out five in seven innings.
Civale had good stuff, throwing 62 of his 97 pitches for strikes, but Cleveland gave their starter no run support. It's a recurring theme for Civale -- Cleveland has scored just five runs in his three starts this year. The 25-year-old righty has a 2.84 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 23:2 K:BB through 19 innings. He projects to start next Friday in Detroit.
Civale (1-1) allowed three earned runs on five hits and no walks while striking out nine across six innings to take the loss Sunday against the Twins.
Civale allowed a run in each of the first three innings before settling in to retire nine straight to end his outing. After striking out 46 batters in 57.2 frames during his major-league tenure in 2019, Civale has racked up 15 strikeouts in 12 innings of work through two starts this season. He's also shown the ability to work deep into contests, reaching 100 pitches and completing six innings in each of his two outings. Civale projects to take the mound for this third start of the campaign Friday at the White Sox.
Civale (1-0) earned the win in Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader versus the White Sox after allowing two runs on seven hits and one walk while recording nine strikeouts over six innings.
The 25-year-old wasn't impacted by having his start postponed one day due to rain, as he delivered a first-pitch strike to 18 of the 26 batters he faced and generated 16 swinging strikes. Civale finished the outing at 100 pitches, so it's clear he isn't beginning the season with workload limitations. The right-hander will look to build on his strong start to the season Sunday at Minnesota.
Civale will not start Monday against the White Sox as scheduled, as the game was rained out, Tom Withers of the Associated Press reports.
The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader Tuesday. Civale will start the first half of the twin bill, Ryan Lewis of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Manager Terry Francona said Tuesday that Civale will open the season as Cleveland's No. 4 starter, with the right-hander's first turn through the rotation coming July 27 at home versus the White Sox, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
Civale was optioned to Triple-A Columbus in late March, but that transaction was likely only executed for roster-management purposes and has since been reversed following MLB's four-plus-month shutdown. The 25-year-old unsurprisingly prevailed in his battle with Zach Plesac and Adam Plutko for one of the two remaining openings in the Cleveland rotation, punctuating his summer camp Wednesday by striking out six Pirates in five innings of two-run ball. Despite his modest profile as a prospect entering 2019, Civale proceeded to impress at two levels and continued to thrive upon getting the call to the majors. In his 10 starts, Civale submitted a 2.34 ERA and 1.04 WHIP while allowing only four home runs in 57.2 innings.
Civale will be a part of the Indians' 60-man player pool this season.
He was optioned to Triple-A back in March, but the expectation was always that Civale would be a major part of Cleveland's rotation this season, and now we have confirmation. The 25-year-old righty logged a 2.34 ERA, 1.04 WHIP and 46:16 K:BB in 57.2 innings last season. Opponents hit just .210 against him.
Civale was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Thursday, Ryan Lewis of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Civale threw only five innings during Cactus League action as he began the spring by battling a groin injury. However, he made a strong impression during his final outing, striking out six batters across three innings on March 9. Civale should remain a strong candidate for the rotation throughout the season, though it appears the team is currently content to see how Mike Clevinger (knee) and Carlos Carrasco (elbow) progress from their injuries before play resumes.
Civale made his case for a spot in the rotation during his final start before the suspension of spring training, Joe Noga of Cleveland.com reports.
Civale struck out six Giants' hitters across three frames March 9, with his only blemish coming via a solo home run by Alex Dickerson to lead off the second inning. Though Civale threw only five total innings prior to spring training being suspended, he impressed by recording nine punchouts and allowing just one hit. The delay to the start of the regular season will give Mike Clevinger (knee) and Carlos Carrasco (elbow) a chance to get healthy, but Civale made a strong case to be in Indians' rotation when the regular season opens, regardless of the health of the more established arms.
Civale (groin) is scheduled to start Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Diamondbacks, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
The right-hander had a delayed start to spring training after experiencing some soreness in his groin, but he recently threw live batting practice and is cleared for game action. Civale is primed to begin his first full season in the majors after posting a 2.34 ERA, 1.04 WHIP and 46:16 K:BB over 57.2 innings (10 starts) last season.
Civale (groin) threw a live batting practice session Friday, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
Civale has been a bit behind schedule this spring while dealing with a sore groin, but he still has plenty of time to prepare for the regular season. Assuming good health, he appears to have a safe roster spot after posting a 2.34 ERA in his 10-start debut last season.
Civale is slightly behind schedule as he deals with a sore groin, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
Civale is dealing with a sore groin after fielding work, and he'll be behind schedule by several days as he recovers. The right-hander is scheduled to throw a simulated game in the coming days, and it's unlikely that the injury will force him to miss much time barring any setbacks. Civale was effective in his first major-league action last season, posting a 2.34 ERA and 1.04 WHIP over 57.2 innings.
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